Entries by Mark Mosier

Vivian Rose Weaver Defeat DIPG Foundation Announces $1 Million Donation to DIPG Research and $2 Million 2018 Goal

Vivian Rose Weaver Defeat DIPG Foundation, in Husum, WA, is excited to announce that a generous anonymous supporter has donated $1 million that will be used towards DIPG-specific research funding in 2018. Vivian Rose Weaver Defeat DIPG Foundation was inspired by, and established in honor of, Vivian Rose Weaver, who is a smart, articulate, funny, […]

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation Announces New Washington Chapter Honoring Three-Year-Old Vivian Rose Weaver Who Is Fighting DIPG Brain Tumor

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG® Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is finding a cure for the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma), announced today the addition of a second chapter in Washington State, to its Defeat DIPG® Network:  Vivian Rose Weaver Defeat DIPG® Foundation.  Vivian Rose Weaver Defeat DIPG Foundation is founded in […]

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation Announces New Pennsylvania Chapter: Addison Grace Defeat DIPG Foundation

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is finding a cure for the deadliest pediatric cancer, DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma), announced today the addition of a chapter in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, to its Defeat DIPG® Network:  Addison Grace Defeat DIPG Foundation. The new chapter adds to Defeat DIPG Network’s existing presence across the United States, […]

Twenty States Recognize May 17th as DIPG Awareness Day

For the first time in history, at least 20 states will recognize May 17th as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day, to raise public awareness of the deadliest childhood brain cancer. DIPG is the leading cause of childhood death due to brain tumors and typically strikes school-age children. The “DIPG Across the Map Initiative,” […]

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG® Foundation Expands its Board of Directors and Appoints a Scientific Advisory Council.

To kickoff Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG® Foundation is excited to announce that it has expanded its Board of Directors and has appointed a Scientific Advisory Council. In 2016, its first full year in operation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation enjoyed a successful year in raising funds for research for effective treatments for […]

Researchers Identify Potential New Treatment for DIPG

Researchers at Northwestern University have determined that a class of drugs known as BET inhibitors may provide an effective treatment for DIPG.  These researchers treated mice with BET inhibitors and found that, after ten days of treatment, the mice’s tumors were significantly smaller.  The results of these study were recently published in Nature Medicine, and has […]